Punjab govt to end VIP culture in jails

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said his government will soon end the ‘VIP culture’ in state jails by converting ‘VIP cells’ there into administrative blocks. Mann made the announcement in a video message emphasising that jails...

Fire at Amritsar hospital, over 600 rescued

Amritsar: A major tragedy was averted at the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here after a massive fire broke out in two wards and the outpatient department (OPD). The staff and the attendants scrambled to save patients and there was no loss of life...

Karnataka bans use of loudspeakers from 10 pm to 6 am

Bengaluru: Karnataka government has banned the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm and 6 am amid a raging debate over loudspeakers. The government said that a loudspeaker or a public address system shall not be used (between 10 pm to 6 am) except...

Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Telangana

Hyderabad: Sounding the poll bugle in Telangana, Union home minister Amit Shah hit out at the TRS government in the state for alleged corruption and unkept promises and said his party is ready to face the polls, due in the state next year.

CAA won't be implemented in Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata: Reacting to Union Home Minister Amit Shah`s remark about implementing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted that the BJP will not return to power in 2024 and no CAA will be implemented.

AFSPA may soon be lifted from entire Assam: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah exuded confidence that AFSPA will soon be revoked from entire Assam, as improved law and order and peace accords with militant outfits during the last six years have already led to its partial withdrawal in the...

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

Two debt-ridden farmers from Punjab’s Bathinda district ended their lives last week. Bharatiya Kisan Union claimed both the suicides were linked to loss of wheat yield. Jaspal Singh (39) from Miserkhana village committed suicide by jumping before...

An 80-year-old man was killed and two others injured when the detachable battery of an electric scooter, kept on charge inside a home in Nizamabad district of Telangana, exploded and triggered flames, causing burn injuries.

Refusing to quash the second FIR lodged by Mumbai cops against Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana for obstructing a public servant on duty, the Bombay high court on Monday said “the petitioners who claimed to be active in...

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